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Last Updated: Jul. 03, 2020

Summary: In this tutorial, you'll learn how to add cool transitions effects to your video in the easiest way, with FlexClip - the easy-to-use yet powerful video editor. Follow us and get more.

There can be a lot more ways to edit a video than just straight cuts. Adding video transition is just one of them. A transition is a specialized animated effect that uses in a video for easing or emphasizing the passage from one clip or scene to the next.

Making cool transition effects for your video is a simple way to let your video flow better.

The how can you make cool transitions for your video?

Check the guide below for inspiration, and then start creating your own masterpiece using the online video editor. We promise you'll all in love with the easy-to-use features in FlexClip video editor.

Also Read: How to Make Cool Video Edits >

What is a Video Transition Effect

Before we drive into the steps, let's quickly run through what a transition effect actually is.

A video transition effect is a post-production technique used in film or video editing to connect one clip or scene to the next. And it can give a sense of animation to your slides.

If you only use a basic cut when you create or edit a video project, you clips will be displayed one after the other in the storyboard or preview screen, which might make your video look more bland than simple, lacking in creativity.

While a transition effect can bring your video to life: convey a specific tone, style, or simply break up monotonous edits and make a smooth cut.

How to Make Cool Video Transitions

Frankly, many video editors can be used to add transition effects to a video. Among all editors, FlexClip has our recommendation for the following reasons:

  1. FlexClip video editor is easy-to-use yet powerful. Easy for editing beginners, powerful for editing experts.
  2. A lot of popular transition effects are available in FlexClip, like fades, wipes, and cross dissolves are common types of transition effects. Want to learn more about transition effects? Please check our post on 19 Popular Video Transition Effect Examples Free to Use.
  3. You can find millions of high-resolution photos, and royalty-free videos & audios from FlexClip's vast media library to create a highly original video or use them to furnish your video.

Here are the detailed steps on how to add the transition to video online for free with FlexClip. Let's walk through it together

Step 1 Get Started

Go to FlexClip video editor homepage and start to Make a Free Video with cool transition effects. Here you can pick a video template then customize, or start from scratch.

Add Transition to Video: Step 1

Image Board: Add Transition to Video: Step 1

Step 2 Import Your Video Clips

Upload your video clips to the storyboard by clicking on the "+" button: you can import your own clips from the local folder, or find some stock media from FlexClip’s extensive media library and add them to your video.

Add Transition to Video: Step 2

Image Board: Add Transition to Video: Step 2

Step 3 Add Transition Effects to Your Video

Go the storyboard, move your mouse to the clip you want to add a transition effect, click on the transition icon to pick one transition effects you like, and then apply it to your video.

Depict video: Add Transition to Video: Step 3

Note: In FlexClip video editor, you cannot apply transition effects to the video clip shorter than 2 seconds.

Step 4 (Optional) Make Other Edits

Make other edits to your video at will, like adding text, setting background music, recording voice over.

Add Transition to Video: Step 4

Image Board: Add Transition to Video: Step 4

By the way, besides making cool transition effects, there are some of the other video editing features available in FlexClip, like Rotate A Video, Crop A Video, Split A Video, and etc. Just try FlexClip and take your videos to the next level right now.

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